A grand mansion in La Cañada Flintridge harks back to a bygone era

Lauren Beale
Hot Property

Dating to nearly a century ago when former U.S. Sen. Frank Putnam Flint was developing the residential acreage that would become known as Flintridge, this grand mansion with its expansive rooms retains the air of a bygone era. Among the elegantly appointed rooms are an expansive center hall with a fireplace and a formal living room clad in wood.

Location: 700 Berkshire Ave., La Canada Flintridge 91011

Asking price: $14.995 million

Year built: 1918

Interiors: Mark Liddell Design

House size: Eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and 18,190 combined square feet in a main house and guesthouse

Lot size: 1.98 acres

Features: An original speak-easy, library, dining room, two family rooms, butler's pantry, breakfast room, six fireplaces, gym, outdoor barbecue, swimming pool, spa, four-car garage, 360-degree views, vegetable garden, horse corral

About the area: Last year, 280 single-family homes sold in the 91011 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.31 million, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was a 8.3% price increase from 2013.

Agent: Tim Durkovic, Dilbeck Real Estate, (310) 738-8098

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